Employee Handbooks: Expert Advice on Policies and Procedures

Policies, Procedures and Staff Handbook

The law requires employers to provide employees with key pieces of information about their employment in writing within two months of them starting work. In addition, many employers supplement the contracts through other policies and procedures which they include in a “Staff Handbook” (also known as a “Company Handbook” or “Employee Handbook”). Staff Handbooks generally cover areas and subjects that do not naturally fit into contracts of employment (for example maternity policies, disciplinary and grievance policies, shared parental leave policies, flexible working) and can be contractual or non-contractual. Hewetts has the experience to advise you on which policies to include and will draft the policies for you. We are based in Reading and Windsor but operate a national service.

For Further Information Call

Oliver Kew on 0118 955 9612 or email him at o.kew@hewetts.co.uk

Common Policies

  • Disciplinary and Grievance Process
  • Alcohol and Drugs use
  • Email, Fax and Internet use
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Harassment and Discrimination
  • Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Shared Parental, Parental Leave
  • Sickness and Attendance
  • Smoking
  • Whistle-blowing
  • Time off work for Training
  • Flexible Working

If you are interested in us creating or reviewing any of policies and/or procedures we would be happy to discuss this further either over the phone or (subject to location) at your offices.


Contact Details:

Contact Oliver Kew in our Employment Law Department on:
Direct Line: 0118 955 9612
Email: o.kew@hewetts.co.uk

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